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Comtrade  (United Nations Commodity Trade Statistics Database)

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Comtrade provides detailed foreign trade statistics for over 170 nations and their trade partners. Values are in U.S. dollars. The Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HS) and the Standard International Trade Classification (SITC) are the primary codes that classify commodities. Click here for an explanation of trade classifications.

Dates Covered

1962 to date

Print Counterpart

InternationalMonetary Fund. Direction of Trade Statistics. Title varies(HF 91 D5 1973+with gaps; most recent in Reference).

Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development. International Trade by Commodity Statistics. Title varies (HF91 O6723 1981+with gaps; most recent in Reference).

United Nations. Department of Economics and Social Affairs. Statistics Division. International Trade Statistics Yearbook. Title varies (Lockwood HF91 U473 1950 +; most recent in Reference) (Law HF91 U473 1952+with gaps; most recent in Reference).

Walker & Company. World Trade Annual. (HF53 W6 1963+with gaps; most recent in Reference).

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